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NON-RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENT

TYPE AND CLASSES:

  • 94-13 Non-resident Title Insurance Agent

Florida Statutes 626.84201 defines a "NON-RESIDENT TITLE INSURANCE AGENT" as an applicant that is not a resident of this state and is licensed in his or her home state as a title agent. A Florida licensed title agent must be in full time charge of the non-resident agency.

Florida Statutes 626.841 defines a "TITLE INSURANCE AGENT" as a person, appointed in writing by a title insurer for the purpose of issuing and countersigning binders, commitments, policies of title insurance, or guarantees of title in its behalf.

Application Qualifications:

  • Complete an online application for License and submit appropriate fees. Apply for license
  • Be a natural person at least 18 years of age.
  • Must not be a resident of the state of Florida. For a list of reciprocal states, please click here.
  • Be a United States citizen or legal alien who possesses a work authorization from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Services.
  • Must be fingerprinted on cards provided by the Florida Department of Financial Services. Two fingerprint cards are mailed to the applicant.

Special Notes

  • Can only transact the specific lines of authority that are held in the resident state.
  • Must have successfully passed the required examination in their home state
  • Successfully pass Florida’s title agent examination.
  • Attorneys at law duly licensed to practice law in the courts of this state, and in good standing with The Florida Bar are exempt from having to obtain a license per ss. 626.8417(4)(a), Florida Statutes.